TUCKER, Ga - The Mount Vernon varsity girls and boys golf teams hit the links on Monday, April 29, competing in the GHSA Class-A Area-3 Private Tournament at Heritage Golf Links.
The varsity girls finished third out of eight teams to advance to the State Tournament on May 20-21 at Green Island Country Club in Columbus, Ga.
The Mustangs finished with a 191, comprised of Aleni Poulos' 93 and Caroline Clemons' 98.
"I am so proud of our girls," Head Coach Jim Mathews said. "We faced a lot of adversity throughout the day and we responded well through that."
A team consisting of all freshman, the future is certainly bright for the Mustangs.
"We are young and I our girls will continue to get better," added Mathews.
In boys competition, the Mustangs finished in fourth place overall with a team score of 326, just missing out on a State Tournament berth.
Paxton Sherger led the way for the Mustangs carding a seven-over 79 and qualifying for the State Tournament as an individual.
Sherger will play at Green Island Country Club May 20-21.
Check www.mountvernonathletics.com and @MV_Athletics on Twitter for updates on the Mustangs in the 2019 Class-A Private State Golf Tournament.
The Mount Vernon Athletic Department strives to build the student-athlete by providing a five-star experience built on community, courage, development, hospitality and professionalism. As a school of inquiry, innovation and impact grounded in Christian values, we prepare all students to be college-ready, globally competitive, and engaged citizen leaders. For more information on Mount Vernon athletics, visit www.mountvernonathletics.com and follow @MV_Athletics on Twitter for up-to-the-minute news on the Mustangs.